Category: ww1 history

Dec 7 1919 Le Petit Journal – Bulgaria and the land it lost in its Treaty of Peace https://t.co/RabmvWum8B https://t.co/TIDariYFJA http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1203400256647385089

Apr 1917 Official Canadian War photographer, William Ivor Castle, takes a picture of two soldiers examining a skull found on the battlefield of Vimy Ridge.
Online MIKAN no. 3194488 https://t.co/aXsUaX0kp8 https://t.co/C7wKj6mU4K http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1203395301265960960

Dec 7 1914 IWM (Q 51546) “Soldiers of the 1st Battalion, Cameronians (Scottish Rifles) being instructed in the mechanism of the machine gun in a deserted spinning mill in Armentieres” December 7 1914 by Robert Cotton Money
Production date
1914-12-07
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Other tidbits:
Per Acre American farmers produce:
2.5 times as much as Belgian & German farmers
2.3 times UK farmers
3.2 times as much as French farmers
6 times as much as Italians.
Total farming acreage for
1919: 49,261,000
1918: 42,301,000 https://t.co/qVEfIpRA4m http://twitter.com/ThisDayInWWI/status/1203349087258476555

Dec 7 1914 IWM (Q 51542) “An 18-pounder field gun and crew of the Royal Field Artillery in a gun emplacement on the Armentieres sector of the front line” December 7 1914 by Money, Robert Cotton (Photographer)
Production date
1914-12-07
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Dec 6 1919
Black Power feeds the South.
Black Power Clothes the South.
Black Power is 20% of American Labor
How Will They Use Black Power?
– George H. Ben Johnson Editorial Cartoon
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Dec 5 1915 IWM (Q 6203) “British camp on the bank of the River Ancre at St. Pierre division” December 5 1916 by Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer)
Production date
1916-12-05
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Dec 5 1916 IWM (Q 6203) “British camp on the bank of the River Ancre at St. Pierre division” December 5 1916 by Brooke, John Warwick (Lieutenant) (Photographer)
Production date
1916-12-05
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Dec 5 1915 IWM (Q 79011) “A French Major inspecting his troops’ gas masks at La Placardelle, east of Vienne-le-Chateau” December 5 1915

Production date
1915-12-05
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Dec 5 1914 IWM (Q 53451) “Troops of the Belgian Motorcycle Volunteer Corps halted in a village somewhere on the Western Front” December 5 1914
Production date
1914-12-05
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